Adjuster:

Genres

Documentary

1982-Present
NOTE: Documentary as sub-genre of Non-Fiction.
Large format (ex. Everest), concert (music, ex. Woodstock, and comedy, ex. Raw) , compilation (ex. That's Entertainment) and reality TV movies (ex. Jackass) omitted. Hybrids (ex. Never Say Never) are included.



Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1134
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioOpening% of
Total
Theaters / Avg.Total
Gross
Release
Date
401 392 Stripper Fox $14,155 15.7% 1 $14,155 $90,000 1/31/86
402 133 Young@Heart Fox Searchlight $50,937 1.3% 4 $12,734 $3,992,189 4/9/08
403 184 Looking for Richard Fox Searchlight $33,843 2.4% 2 $16,921 $1,408,575 10/11/96
404 39 I Want Your Money Freestyle Releasing $249,428 57.5% 537 $464 $433,588 10/15/10
405 169 Sharkwater Freestyle Releasing $37,140 4.4% 60 $619 $850,920 9/28/07
406 239 The Hornet's Nest Freestyle Releasing $26,550 8.5% 4 $6,638 $312,706 5/9/14
407 634 Sarah Palin - You Betcha! Freestyle Releasing $6,911 63.2% 6 $1,152 $10,935 9/30/11
408 840 Street Fight Frontier Films $3,888 81.4% 2 $1,944 $4,779 2/22/06
409 84 Girl Rising Gathr Films $81,640 4.7% 34 $2,401 $1,727,259 3/7/13
410 542 The Ghosts In Our Machine Ghosts Media, Inc. $8,756 42.3% 1 $8,756 $20,709 11/8/13
411 600 That Man: Peter Berlin Gorilla Factory Productions $7,511 13.6% 1 $7,511 $55,398 1/13/06
412 421 When We Were Kings Gramercy $12,479 0.4% 2 $6,239 $2,789,985 10/25/96
413 820 Quantum Hoops Green Forest Films $4,216 59.6% 1 $4,216 $7,075 11/2/07
414 406 4 Little Girls Green Valley $13,528 10.4% 1 $13,528 $130,146 7/9/97
415 183 Your Mommy Kills Animals Halo8 Releasing $34,000 100.0% 1 $34,000 $34,000 7/20/07
416 94 Turtle: The Incredible Journey Hannover House $69,389 18.0% 24 $2,891 $386,073 6/24/11
417 796 Assaulted: Civil Rights Under Fire High Top Releasing $4,570 66.2% 17 $269 $6,905 6/20/13
418 1057 The Backyard Hiqi Media $1,500 46.9% 1 $1,500 $3,200 8/29/03
419 467 Le Joli Mai Icarus Films $10,662 23.3% 3 $3,554 $45,743 9/13/13
420 549 The Take Icarus Films $8,625 28.4% 1 $8,625 $30,380 9/22/04
421 714 Nostalgia for the Light Icarus Films $5,664 3.6% 1 $5,664 $156,928 1/13/11
422 743 Blockade Icarus Films $5,271 44.9% 1 $5,271 $11,750 3/14/07
423 747 Forever Icarus Films $5,202 21.8% 1 $5,202 $23,828 9/12/07
424 762 The 3 Rooms of Melancholia Icarus Films $5,025 26.0% 1 $5,025 $19,317 7/29/05
425 830 Sol LeWitt Icarus Films $4,051 36.8% 1 $4,051 $11,022 5/7/14
426 865 The Great Flood Icarus Films $3,596 21.8% 1 $3,596 $16,506 1/8/14
427 916 Operation Filmmaker Icarus Films $2,964 25.6% 1 $2,964 $11,573 6/4/08
428 947 The Photographer, His Wife, Her Lover Icarus Films $2,630 21.0% 1 $2,630 $12,546 7/26/06
429 965 Gringo Trails Icarus Films $2,477 41.0% 1 $2,477 $6,044 9/4/14
430 997 Still, the Children Are Here Icarus Films $2,210 60.0% 1 $2,210 $3,685 11/5/04
431 1012 El Sicario, Room 164 Icarus Films $2,040 33.3% 1 $2,040 $6,123 12/28/11
432 1022 A Decent Factory Icarus Films $1,900 24.0% 1 $1,900 $7,925 6/29/05
433 1036 Looking for an Icon Icarus Films $1,760 73.5% 1 $1,760 $2,393 5/9/07
434 1069 The Case of the Grinning Cat Icarus Films $1,410 6.7% 1 $1,410 $20,944 7/21/06
435 1090 The Ister Icarus Films $1,124 100.0% 1 $1,124 $1,124 2/10/06
436 1103 Where Are You Taking Me? Icarus Films $937 62.8% 1 $937 $1,492 3/2/12
437 1112 Proteus: A Nineteenth Century Vision Icarus Films $642 51.5% 1 $642 $1,246 8/5/05
438 1117 Notes on Marie Menken Icarus Films $577 100.0% 1 $577 $577 2/9/07
439 1126 Tosca's Kiss (2014 re-release) Icarus Films $418 3.3% 1 $418 $12,614 6/6/14
440 28 Super Size Me IDP $516,641 4.5% 41 $12,601 $11,536,423 5/7/04
441 253 Tying the Knot IDP $24,517 60.4% 8 $3,064 $40,576 10/1/04
442 47 Joan Rivers: A Piece of Work IFC $164,351 5.6% 7 $23,479 $2,930,687 6/11/10
443 54 Cave of Forgotten Dreams IFC $139,101 2.6% 5 $27,820 $5,304,920 4/29/11
444 71 Touching the Void IFC $96,973 2.1% 5 $19,394 $4,593,598 1/23/04
445 77 Tabloid IFC $91,201 13.1% 14 $6,514 $696,921 7/15/11
446 99 Pina IFC $68,012 1.9% 3 $22,671 $3,524,826 12/23/11
447 101 Buck IFC $67,548 1.7% 4 $16,887 $4,038,912 6/17/11
448 104 Go Tigers! IFC $64,479 42.5% 61 $1,057 $151,779 9/21/01
449 107 Finding Vivian Maier IFC $63,600 4.2% 3 $21,200 $1,509,131 3/28/14
450 109 Dirty Wars IFC $63,504 16.5% 4 $15,876 $384,473 6/7/13
451 110 Lost in La Mancha IFC $63,303 8.6% 8 $7,912 $732,393 1/31/03
452 139 First Position IFC $48,024 4.7% 5 $9,605 $1,014,071 5/4/12
453 140 Into the Abyss IFC $47,559 21.2% 12 $3,963 $223,880 11/11/11
454 142 Metallica: Some Kind of Monster IFC $46,359 3.8% 3 $15,453 $1,222,708 7/9/04
455 160 Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry IFC $41,104 7.7% 5 $8,221 $534,100 7/27/12
456 165 The Art of the Steal IFC $39,019 7.2% 3 $13,006 $544,890 2/26/10
457 168 L'Amour Fou IFC $37,250 11.9% 2 $18,625 $312,494 5/13/11
458 191 Wordplay IFC $32,847 1.1% 2 $16,423 $3,121,270 6/16/06
459 198 Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? IFC $31,800 23.2% 3 $10,600 $137,042 11/22/13
460 206 This Film Is Not Yet Rated IFC $30,664 10.0% 2 $15,332 $306,845 9/1/06
461 208 The Central Park Five IFC $30,570 9.4% 3 $10,190 $325,653 11/23/12
462 211 Room 237 IFC $29,693 10.0% 2 $14,847 $296,359 3/29/13
463 219 How to Survive a Plague IFC $28,250 21.4% 4 $7,063 $132,055 9/21/12
464 224 Elaine Stritch: Shoot Me IFC $27,853 9.1% 2 $13,927 $305,036 2/21/14
465 251 The Punk Singer IFC $24,729 20.1% 3 $8,243 $122,742 11/29/13
466 289 The Summit IFC $20,904 8.6% 8 $2,613 $243,550 10/4/13
467 290 Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten IFC $20,880 8.4% 2 $10,440 $248,362 11/2/07
468 302 The Flat IFC $19,916 4.2% 3 $6,639 $471,842 10/19/12
469 336 The Black Power Mix Tape: 1967-1975 IFC $17,316 6.3% 2 $8,658 $273,749 9/9/11
470 361 Dust to Glory IFC $15,757 2.5% 2 $7,878 $640,013 4/1/05
471 403 Gore Vidal: United States of Amnesia IFC $13,744 10.1% 2 $6,872 $135,554 5/23/14
472 419 Keep the River on Your Right - A Modern Cannibal Tale IFC $12,623 3.4% 2 $6,311 $373,366 3/30/01
473 472 Dancing in Jaffa IFC $10,564 7.1% 2 $5,282 $147,844 4/11/14
474 502 An Unreasonable Man IFC $9,813 5.6% 1 $9,813 $176,647 1/31/07
475 551 This So-Called Disaster IFC $8,435 3.7% 1 $8,435 $226,658 4/21/04
476 630 And Everything is Going Fine IFC $7,035 31.9% 1 $7,035 $22,080 12/10/10
477 802 The Protagonist IFC $4,495 32.5% 1 $4,495 $13,850 11/30/07
478 854 Saint of 9/11 IFC $3,680 51.6% 1 $3,680 $7,137 9/6/06
479 885 Darshan IFC $3,360 5.1% 1 $3,360 $66,032 7/26/06
480 924 Shoah IFC $2,874 14.2% 1 $2,874 $20,175 12/10/10
481 941 Last Days Here IFC $2,671 34.9% 1 $2,671 $7,643 3/2/12
482 949 So Goes the Nation IFC $2,622 25.4% 4 $655 $10,337 10/4/06
483 981 A Decade Under the Influence IFC $2,320 6.7% 1 $2,320 $34,837 4/25/03
484 1078 No Restraint IFC $1,241 7.7% 1 $1,241 $16,136 12/20/06
485 1133 Rank IFC $314 12.6% 1 $314 $2,485 6/28/06
486 243 The Girl Next Door (2000) Indican $25,807 3.3% 5 $5,161 $771,712 4/14/00
487 310 The Wonder of It All Indican $18,988 2.4% 3 $6,329 $781,016 7/17/09
488 508 If I Die Tonight Indican $9,646 47.7% 2 $4,823 $20,214 7/31/09
489 524 Dare Not Walk Alone Indican $9,259 17.7% 3 $3,086 $52,166 4/25/08
490 817 Carlos Castaneda: Enigma of a Sorcerer Indican $4,236 4.0% 2 $2,118 $107,040 3/5/04
491 914 American Storytellers Indican $2,974 12.3% 1 $2,974 $24,082 11/7/03
492 958 Fallen Idol: The Yuri Gagarin Conspiracy Indican $2,546 17.6% 2 $1,273 $14,471 10/2/09
493 1032 This Binary Universe Indican $1,794 11.3% 2 $897 $15,875 5/4/12
494 1051 El Inmigrante Indican $1,578 10.5% 2 $789 $15,100 7/13/07
495 1063 God and Gays: Bridging the Gap Indican $1,460 28.7% 2 $730 $5,095 10/24/08
496 1102 A Lawyer Walks Into a Bar... Indican $980 18.8% 1 $980 $5,202 2/29/08
497 49 Something From Nothing: The Art of Rap Indomina Media $150,337 52.1% 157 $958 $288,312 6/15/12
498 271 The Imposter Indomina Media $22,379 2.5% 1 $22,379 $898,317 7/13/12
499 388 Heidi Fleiss: Hollywood Madame In Pictures $14,321 41.6% 2 $7,160 $34,402 2/9/96
500 398 Blank City Insurgent Releasing $13,989 12.1% 1 $13,989 $116,037 4/6/11
AVERAGE
(Wide Releases Only, 20 titles):
$7,425,64426.3%1,346$5,517$28,286,590-
Rows: #1-100, #101-200, #201-300, #301-400, #401-500, #501-600, #601-700, #701-800, #801-900, #901-1000, #1001-1100, #1101-1134

Note: Only movies with opening weekend grosses are listed on this chart.


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UPCOMING RELEASES
Title (click to view)StudioRelease Date
The Last Party Trit 8/27/93
NAS: Time is Illmatic Trib. 10/1/14
The Overnighters Drft. 10/10/14
I Am Ali Focus 10/10/14
Awake: The Life of Yogananda CF&SR 10/10/14
Meet the Mormons Purd. 10/10/14
Watchers of the Sky MBox 10/17/14
Algorithms FRun 10/17/14
Citizenfour RTWC 10/24/14
The Principle RM 10/24/14
Revenge of the Mekons MBox 10/29/14
The Great Invisible RTWC 10/29/14
God the Father RM 10/31/14
All You Need Is Love Da. 10/31/14
National Gallery Zipp. 11/5/14
On Any Sunday: The Next Chapter Hann. 11/7/14
The Tower (2014) MBox 11/7/14
Happy Valley (2014) MBox 11/21/14
Antarctica: A Year on Ice MBox 11/28/14
We Are the Giant MBox 12/12/14
Ballet 422 Magn. 2/6/15
Hillsong - Let Hope Rise WB 4/1/15
Monkey Kingdom BV 4/17/15
Beyond the Brick: A LEGO Brickumentary RTWC 4/24/15